A Fair Go television item featuring women trying to get out of contracts at temporarily closing gyms in Christchurch has been found to be misleading by the Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA). In the Television New Zealand (TVNZ) show’s item, nine “furious” women were interviewed who wanted to cancel their contracts because two gyms were closing or relocating following the February 2011 earthquake
A crew member working on the new Johnny Depp movie “The Lone Ranger” died this morning after drowning on the set and going into full cardiac arrest Law enforcement sources told TMZ that the man was a diver who was working in a tank on the Los Angeles set … when something went wrong. They said that […]
Virginia Police have issued a warrant for Marcus Vick, the younger brother of NFL superstar Michael Vick. Vick is wanted for failure to appear in court after he allegedly pulled an Amanda Bynes (driving on a suspended license, that is). Warrant Issued A Virginia judge issued the arrest warrant for Vick on Friday when he missed his court date […]
Like a celebrity hassled by a paparazzo, one gorilla at a Colorado zoo who encountered a visitor snapping her picture reacted in a time-honored way — she flipped off the busybody photographer, who posted the image to Reddit.
Military Police at Iraq’s notorious Abu Ghraib prison dubbed him the Iceman; others used the nickname Mr.
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Hanna, Joe Wright’s action thriller about a teenager trained from childhood to be an assassin, is the movie you’d most want to see projected on monitors the next time you’re 23 and getting drunk at a nightclub.
World champion Lewis Hamilton claimed pole for the Singapore Grand Prix as current title leader Jenson Button suffered a “disastrous” qualifying session to be back in 12th on the grid. Hamilton’s McLaren is well-suited to the tight Marina Bay street circuit and he took top spot with a time of one minute 47.891 seconds.
Despite high-profile suicide bombings and attacks by the Taliban, NATO commanders believe voter turnout will be strong in Afghanistan during Thursday’s national elections. Just two days before election day, the Taliban said it plans to disrupt the elections with continued attacks, and threatened to kill Afghans who vote. But in an effort to disrupt and counter Taliban attacks, Afghan and NATO commanders are fielding some 300,000 troops to help secure voters on Thursday, according to NATO officials in charge of election security
Iraq’s foreign minister asked for details about three American citizens arrested in Iran during a meeting with Iran’s ambassador in Baghdad last week, Iraq’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement. Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari met with Iranian Ambassador Hassan Kazimi Qummi on Thursday, the statement said.